Divorce



Divorce rate up as Scotland approaches busiest period for marriage breakup

With the festive period over, the first working week in January traditionally sees one of the busiest periods of the year for family lawyers with the number people separating increasing following the Christmas and New Year holidays.

Published 8 January 2021

Sheriff Appeal Court finds sheriff unfairly divided property in divorce appeal

The former husband of a woman who sought divorce on the grounds of unreasonable behaviour has succeeded in appealing the manner in which the matrimonial property was divided. 

Published 29 September 2020

Jones Whyte to host another free drop-in divorce clinic

Jones Whyte is hosting another free drop-in divorce clinic following the success of the first two.

Published 16 October 2019

Use of post-nuptial agreements on the rise

There has been a 125 per cent increase in the use of post-nuptial agreements in the past year at one law firm.

Published 20 May 2019

German woman who only came to England for the ballet fails in divorce attempt

A German woman has been told by a judge she will not be able to divorce her husband in England as she only visited London to attend the ballet and see an aristocrat friend, The Times reports.

Published 12 April 2019

England: Law to be overhauled to allow for faster ‘no-fault’ divorces

Couples in England and Wales will be able to go through "no-fault" divorces faster under new government proposals.

Published 9 April 2019

Family lawyer urges calm as Scotland set for busiest divorce period of the year

With the festive period over, the first working Monday in January traditionally sees one of the busiest days of the year for family lawyers with the number of people separating increasing following the Christmas and New Year holidays.

Published 7 January 2019